AVAILABLE POSITIONS 2D/3D Artist – Game – NFT

Our mission within Zynga Blockchain Games is to empower players to invest, own and earn through fun, high-quality and enduring blockchain games they can trust. If you want to help shape the future of gaming with a world-class team, we look forward to hearing from you. Zynga is looking for a best-in-class ARTIST to join the new Blockchain organization and support the Visual Direction across the ZBC portfolio. This work encompasses an art role with many touchpoints (UI, 2D, 3D, etc.) to support the game’s Creative Direction at all stages of development from pre-dev to live-ops. 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Work closely with Creative Direction to align with art needs from a multi-disciplinary lens.
  • Be able to pick up from a style guide and move forward with project style and asset related needs.
  • Team player that has diverse experience in the art space.
  • Proactive self-starter.
  • Communicative and flexible to team needs and dynamics.
  • Organized and proactive in creating and maintaining art repo structure and naming conventions.
  • High caliber and integrity of art quality that fits within the style target.
  • Brings a Graphic Design lens into UI and 2D production art creation.
  • Enjoys working within 2D and 3D to contribute widely across creative and gameplay needs.
  • Implements all art content direct to engine and ensures consistency of visual quality.
  • Keeps informed of new approaches and technologies within the art sector and communicates opportunities to further the look and feel.
  • Creation of art assets and assessment of outstanding art needs to ensure timely project deliverables of ZBC scope.

DESIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Effective communication with team members of varying disciplines including written documentation of pipeline processes, with a focus on art.
  • 4+ years of experience in gaming industry and game platforms like Unity or Unreal
  • Excellent skills with 3D software such as 3ds Max, Maya, etc.
  • Base knowledge of W2 and W3, NFT, and Blockchain.
  • Understanding of optimizing 3D and 2D assets for memory and performance considerations.
  • Proven experience in game development including multiple shipped titles.
  • Core Adobe Creative Suite skills, including the Adobe Substance 3D Collection.
  • Comfortable with fluidly transitioning from 2D to 3D art tasks, including but not limited to:
    • 2D, UI, with select UX
    • 3D Character Modeling
    • 3D Animation
    • Material and Shader Development
    • Vector Art
    • Illustration
    • Engine implementation
  • Solid understanding of core principles of art and graphic design.
  • Scripting knowledge is a plus including, but not limited to: JavaScript, TypeScript, HTML, CSS, Python, MEL, MAXscript.
  • Experience in Motion Graphics Animation and VFX a plus.

What we offer you:

  • Competitive salary, bonus plan, Zynga RSU’s (Restricted Stock Units), ESPP (Employee Stock Purchase Plan)
  • 401K Company Match Contribution
  • Medical, dental, vision, EAP, life insurance, and disability benefits
  • Virtual mental health and neurodiversity support programs
  • Family planning support program
  • Generous paid maternity/parental leave
  • Subsidized Back-up child care
  • Discretionary Time Off policy for many employees
  • Flexible working hours on many teams
  • Culture of diversity and inclusion including employee resource groups
  • Work with cool people and impact millions of daily players

Hiring Update: The safety of our candidates and team members is our top priority. During the COVID-19 pandemic, our workforce transitioned to working from home, with all interviewing and onboarding being conducted virtually until further notice.

We are an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to building a diverse and talented workforce. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, religion, colour, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, medical condition, disability, or any other class or characteristic protected by applicable law. We welcome job-seekers, players, employees, and partners from all backgrounds to join us!

We will consider all qualified job-seekers with criminal histories in a manner consistent with applicable law.

We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with physical or mental disabilities in order to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us at AccommodationRequest@zynga.com to request an accommodation associated with your application for an open position.

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Zynga does not  engage in financial exchanges during the recruitment or onboarding process. We do not conduct job interviews over third-party messaging apps such as Telegram, WhatsApp or others. We will never ask you for your personal or financial information over unofficial chat channels. Our in-house recruitment team only contacts individuals via official company email addresses (i.e., via a zynga.com or naturalmotion.com email domain).

If you believe you have been the victim of a scam, you may wish to contact the authorities. In the United States, you may file a complaint with the FBI. More information is available here: https://www.ic3.gov.

Careers Category: Art & Animation

Careers location: Remote, US

Connected Worker Type: Offsite

Requisition ID: P211068

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Zynga does not engage in financial exchanges during the recruitment or onboarding process. We do not conduct job interviews over third-party messaging apps such as Telegram, WhatsApp or others. We will never ask you for your personal or financial information over unofficial chat channels. Our in-house recruitment team only contacts individuals via official company email addresses (i.e., via a zynga.com or naturalmotion.com email domain).

If you believe you have been the victim of a scam, you may wish to contact the authorities. In the United States, you may file a complaint with the FBI. More information is available here: https://www.ic3.gov